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The Ministerio de Salud y Protección Social in Colombia reports 25,002 total dengue cases, including 363 cases of severe dengue, through the first three months of 2023.

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In Colombia, dengue cases come from 32 departments and five districts, distributed in 657 municipalities. Meta, Tolima, Barranquilla, Sucre, Cundinamarca, Atlantic, Cartagena, Cali, Cordoba, La Guajira, Huila, Norte de Santander, Santander and Cesar contribute 73.3% (18,249) of cases nationwide.

62.1% (15,524) of dengue cases were reported in 47 municipalities, with the top five cities being Barranquilla with 6.7% (1,686); Villavicencio –Target with 5.6% (1,405); Cartagena with 4.3% (1,072); Cali with 4.1% (1013) and Soledad – Atlántico with 3.1% (775).

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The national incidence of dengue is 70.5 cases per 100,000 inhabitants at risk. Of the 38 departmental and district territorial entities of Colombia, Bogotá is the only entity without a population at risk for the event.

As of April 1, 10 deaths have been confirmed from Sucre with 4 cases, Tolima with 3 cases, Meta with 2 cases and North of Santander with a case.

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